School News

WELLSVILLE LIONS STUDENT OF THE MONTH

WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Lions Club has selected Seth Kerner as the Student of the Month for April. He is the son of Christy Rodgers and Justin Gerren of Salineville. His academic awards include the following, 3.75 Honors, AB-Honor Roll and National Honor Society. He also attends the ...

Kaitlyn Adkins joins Bethany Honors Program

WEIRTON, W.Va. — Kaitlyn Adkins of Weirton is among the six incoming freshmen selected to join the Bethany College Honors Program. She was chosen to receive the $23,000 annual scholarship. By offering student-driven, innovative courses, honors dorm living, and unique opportunities outside ...

GET FIT CAMP

Third graders from Garfield Elementary participated in The Hall of Fame’s annual “Get Fit Camp” which focused on physical fitness and nutrition. Students explored The Hall of Fame before rotating through six stations set up on the field. Each station was facilitated by a Walsh University ...

KSU Rural Scholars

The Kent State Columbiana County campuses held a ceremony to recognize 15 members of the Rural Scholars program who are each graduating from their respective high schools this spring. Each scholar completed six full years of comprehensive, structured, enlightening and often rigorous ...

COMCAST CARES DAY

East Liverpool Christian School was selected as the local recipient of the nationwide Comcast Cares Day 2019. On Saturday, May 4, more than 300 volunteers from the school, community, and local churches painted, completed minor repairs, cleaned, and did landscaping as part of the grant. Pictured ...

Oak Glen grad elected VP of Pa. School Librarians Association

CHESTER, W.Va. — Oak Glen High School graduate and Chester, native Laura Ward, was recently elected vice president of the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association. Ward is the high school librarian for Fox Chapel Area School District and is pursuing an Ed.D. in leadership and ...

Gump named Teacher of the Month for April

RICHMOND — Edison High School has selected Faith Gump as its Teacher of the Month for April. Gump, who has spent the past 18 years with Edison Local Schools, graduated from Steubenville High School in 1983 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in education for grades 1-8 and K-12 ...

DERBY HISTORY

North Elementary students in Mrs. Shari Voltz’s classroom learned about the history of Churchhill downs and the Kentucky Derby recently. They celebrated with a Derby party with horse cookies and ice cream! Students made their signs to support the horse Tacitus. (Submitted photos)

Black receives 2019 Emerging Health Leaders Scholarship

SALINEVILLE — Southern Local High School senior Jasmine Black received the 2019 Emerging Health Leaders Scholarship during the annual HPAC Scholars Day on April 28. Black, the daughter of Dale and Hoi Wah Black of Wellsville, ranks first in her class with a 4.378 GPA and plans to study ...